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									Writing with Resources: Itinerary
You need to write a travel itinerary using the information provided.
Choose as many cities as you need to write about 150 words.
You need to include travel information and what there is to see in each city.
The table is not completely filled in. You are allowed to choose the time you leave and
say when you will arrive (You may have chosen to have lunch along the way/ to go
sightseeing)

As a starter: (you may not copy this!)




München nach Stuttgart:Montag den 14. November
Der Zug fährt um 10:40 auf Gleis 7 ab. Er ist ein ICE und fährt sehr schnell. Wir steigen nicht
um, weil der Zug durchfährt. Der Zug kommt um 12:50 in Stuttgart an.
In Stuttgart gibt es das alte und das neue Schloss. Das alte Schloss ist ein Museum. Das
Porschemuseum und das Mercedesmuseum sind auch sehr interessant. Man kann in der
Köningstrasse einkaufen gehen.

schön                     beautiful              fazinierend              fascinating

ruhig                     peaceful/ quiet        modern                   modern

bunt                      colourful              preiswert                cheap

fröhlich                  cheerful               es lohnt sich            worthwhile

besonders                 especially             fantastisch              fantastic

total                     totally/ really        wunderbar                wonderful

spannend                  exciting               malerisch                picturesque

historisch                historical             kostenlos                free of charge

langsam                   slow                   teuer                    expensive

schnell                   fast                   berühmt                  famous




Before nouns all adjectives need an ending.
With ein:
after ist…. ein berühmter Mann, eine schöne Frau, ein historisches Schloß
after all other verbs… einen berühmten Mann, eine schöne Frau, ein historisches Schloß

With der, die das
after ist…. der berühmte Mann, die schöne Frau, das historische Schloß
after all other verbs… den berühmten Mann, die schöne Frau, das historische Schloß

What expressions can you use?
Wir besuchen Schloß Neuschwannstein, weil es berühmt ist und in der Nähe von München liegt
Wenn das Wetter schön ist kann man im Park spazieren gehen und sich umsehen, aber wenn es regnet ist
es besser zum Museum oder zum Schloß zu gehen
Die Eintrittskarten für das Porsche Museum sind sehr teuer, aber es lohnt sich, weil es viele schöne
Autos gibt/ wenn man sich für Autos interessiert.
Das beste Konditorei in München heißt Schleckermaul. Mein Lieblingskuchen ist Bienenstich und dazu
trinke ich immer Schokolade
Ich finde den Fluß besonders schön, weil man dort segeln kann.

Use timewords: immer, meistens, selten, nie, ab und zu
Use phrases of time and place: Im Januar, Am Dienstag, Um sieben Uhr, Am Marktplatz, Im Bahnhof,
An der Ecke, Im Museum
Use wenn and weil sentences
Use ich finde
Use Mein Lieblings-
Use intensifiers: sehr, total, wirklich, besonders,
Use modifiers: ziemlich, natürlich, einfach
Abfahrt:      Ankunft:       Durch-        Sehenswürdigkeiten in der Stadt (Reiseziel)
Wann?         Wann?          fahren oder
Wo?           Wo?            umsteigen?
29/11         München Hbf.   umsteigen     Frauenkirche With its distinctive “welsche” domes on its twin
Wien          15:58          Plattling     spires visible for miles around the Gothic Cathedral of Our
Westbahnhof   Gl.25          14:06         Lady (Zu unserer Lieben Frau) is one of Munich’s best-known
10:45 Gl.7                   Gleis 1       landmarks.
                                             Marienplatz, Town Hall Glockenspiel The Marienplatz
                                           (Virgin Mary Square) has been the centre of Munich ever since
                                           the city’s founding. It is dominated by the Neo-Gothic Town
                                           Hall with a glockenspiel in the tower, which still plays every
                                           day at 11, 12 and 17h (summer months).
                                             Pinakothek der Moderne Munich’s newest museum is truly
                                           spectacular, and one of the world’s biggest museums devoted
                                           to the art of the 20th and 21st centuries.
                                             Residenz Palace The town palace of the Wittelsbachs in the
                                           heart of Munich. Unforgettable, with magnificent Renaissance,
                                           Baroque and Rococo interiors.
                                             Nymphenburg Palace: The Baroque palace was the
                                           summer residence of theBavarian kings and birthplace of King
                                           Ludwig II. The artistic interior décor, Ludwig II’s “Gallery of
                                           Beauty” and the spacious park with its miniature palaces make
                                           Schloss Nymphenburg one of Munich’s top tourist attractions.
                                           Worth seeing

                                            Peterskirche (St Peter’s)
                                            Alte Pinakothek art gallery
                                            Neue Pinakothek art gallery
                                            Städtische Galerie in the Lenbachhaus
                                            Bayerisches Nationalmuseum
                                            Residenzmuseum, with treasury
                                            Deutsches Museum
                                            BMW Museum
                                            Englischer Garten (public park)
                                            Viktualienmarkt (traditional market)
                                            Bavaria Filmtour
                                            Olympia Park
                                            IMAX Cinema
                                            Haus der Kunst (House of Art)
                                            Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung (art gallery)

2/12          Regensburg     Durchfahren   St Peter’s Cathedral: The most important Gothic building in
Muenchen      Hbf                          Bavaria
Hbf           10:47                          Steinerne Brücke: Germany’s oldest surviving stone bridge
8:31          Gl. 9                        (built 1135-1146)
Gleis 13                                     Reichstagsmuseum in the Old Town Hall. The first German
                                           parliament building, seat of the "immerwährender Reichstag”
                                           (everlasting Imperial Diet).
                                             Castle of the Princes of Thurn and Taxis: Former abbey,
                                           expanded in the 19C to create the present Castle complex,
                                           which is still inhabited and open to the public.
                                             Porta Praetoria: Northern gate of Castra Regina, a former
                                           Roman fort
                                             Historical Museum: Art and cultural history
                                             Document Neupfarrplatz Museum: Underground
                                           archaeological sites on Neupfarrplatz Square (Roman era,
                                           Medieval Jewish quarter, early modern period and circular
                                           bunker)
3/12          Dresden Hbf    Durchfahren   Rebuilding of the Frauenkirche: The Church of Our Lady is
Regensburg    10:27                        due to be finished and ready for use by 2004, complete with
Hbf           Gl. 9                        the interior cupola. The exterior cupola, known as the "stone
8:37                                       bell”, will be completed in time for Dresden’s 800th anniversary
Gl.9                                       celebrations in 2006.
                                             Zwinger Palace: The most important late Baroque building
                                           in Germany.
                                            Semper Opera House: Modelled after the late Renaissance
                                          style, this opulently decorated structure is one of the most
                                          important theatre buildings of the 19th century.
                                            Catholic Cathedral (Hofkirche): Baroque church with
                                          magnificent interior and Silbermann organ.
                                            Schloss Pillnitz: Highlight of Saxon palace architecture,
                                          built for Prince Elector August the Strong.
                                            Sächsische Dampfschifffahrtgesellschaft: The Saxon
                                          Steamship Company operates the biggest and oldest paddle-
                                          steamer fleet in the world, with eight lovingly-restored ships.
                                            Äussere Neustadt: The "New Town” across the river from
                                          the Old Town is literally the other side of Dresden. Colourful
                                          and lively, full of "in” pubs and clubs and with many beautiful
                                          Industrial Revolution period houses.
                                            The world’s most beautiful milk shop: Bautzner Strasse
                                          79, a treat for gourmets and a feast for the eyes, with
                                          magnificent historical décor.

4.12           Berlin       umsteigen     Brandenburger Tor: The Brandenburg Gate – one of the
Dresden Hbf    Ostbahnhof   Würzburg      oldest gates of Berlin that still remain
18:24          01:00        20:25         der Reichstag: the German Parliament
Gleis          Gl. 17b      Gleis         der Berliner Mauer: the Berlin Wall
                                          KaDeWe: A massive department store (the biggest in Europe)
                                          where you can buy anything from gifts to clothing to food
                                          Schlosspark (castle grounds) Sanssouci, area over 720
                                          acres, with the world-famous Sanssouci and Neues Palais
                                          palaces and many other magnificent structures built under
                                          Friedrich II and his successors
                                            Schlosspark Neuer Garten (New Garden) with the
                                          Marmorpalais (Marble Palace) on Heiligen Lake and Schloss
                                          Cecilienhof, the last palace of the Hohenzollerns and site of
                                          the historic Potsdam Conference in 1945, now houses a hotel,
                                          museum and memorial


                                            Belvedere on Pfingstberg Hill, a "lookout palace” built in
                                          the 18th century, with tower open to the public and unique
                                          view of the city and the surrounding countryside
                                            Romantic Schlosspark Babelsberg with Babelsberg
                                          Palace and Flatow Tower on the shore of the Havel lakes
                                            Historic City Centre with beautiful 18th century town
                                          houses, the Dutch Quarter with 130 unique redbrick houses
                                          built in the Dutch style in the 18th century, many attractive
                                          shops, cafés and restaurants
                                            Alexandrovka Russian Colony, old settlement with 13 half-
                                          timbered and wooden houses built in 1826 for Russian singers
                                            Babelsberg Film Park, fascinating studios and theme park
                                          devoted to the world of film and television production
                                            Krongut Bornstedt, former royal farm estate in the Italian
                                          style, today with its own restaurant, brewery, wine bar and
                                          traditional crafts workshops
                                            Biosphere Potsdam, artificial tropical nature world with
                                          20,000 plants. Motto: Science, Wonder and Discovery

Berlin – Zoo   Schwerin     durchfahren   Schwerin Castle: The old royal capital’s most famous
8:15           13:25                      landmark is beautifully set on the Castle Island in Lake
Gl. 19         Gl. 1                      Schwerin. Don’t miss the magnificently-restored Orangery and
                                          the romantic Castle Garden with a wealth of rare plants that
                                          don’t only delight gardening fans. In 2003 the gardens and
                                          parks around Schwerin Castle are also being used as outside
                                          sites for the International Garden Show in Rostock.
                                            Old Garden: Historic formal park surrounded by the
                                          impressive buildings of the State Government, the Museum,
                                          the Theatre and the Castle. Together, all these elements
                                          create a breathtaking vista in front of the lovely expanse of
                                             Lake Schwerin. The famous open-air Castle Arts Festival is
                                             staged here every year.
                                               Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Gemäldegalerie: The State
                                             Museum and Art Gallery houses one of the largest and finest
                                             collections of 17-18C Dutch and Flemish masters.
                                               Mecklenburgisches Staatstheater: Grand old venue for
                                             opera, concerts, ballet and theatre. Venue for the summer
                                             Castle Theatre Festival.
                                               Schwerin Cathedral: Imposing three-naved redbrick Gothic
                                             basilica, wonderful view of the city and its lakes from the
                                             lookout platform of the 117m spire.

Schwerin Hbf.   Hamburg Hbf.   durchfahren    St Michaelis Church and the brick and half-timbered
9:15            11:20                        Krameramt houses
Gl. 1           Gl. 7                         The Town Hall and the Stock Exchange
                                              The historical Speicherstadt (warehouse quarter)
                                              Övelgönne, Blankenese and the Schulau shipgreeting station
                                              Deichstrasse, Cremon and Nikolaifleet
                                              The "Stairway Quarter” on the hillside in Blankenese

                                             Highlights

                                              Harbour cruises, landing stages, museum ships, the old Elbe
                                             Tunnel
                                              The famous Reeperbahn and the St Pauli quarter
                                              The Altona Fish Market, open every Sunday from 5-10 a.m.
                                              Alster cruises with the white Alster steamships
                                              Shopping in the many fine malls and department stores
                                              Hagenbeck Zoo



Hamburg Hbf.    Bremen Hbf
                                             Market Square: One of the most beautiful in Germany with
                                             buildings spanning seven centuries.
                                               Town Hall: Gothic style building with an impressive Weser
                                             Renaissance façade (daily tours) and the wellknown sculpture
                                             of the City Musicians of Bremen on the west side.
                                               Ratskeller: (Town Hall Cellars) Selection of 650 wines from
                                             all German regions.
                                               Böttcherstrasse: Traditional redbrick buildings make an
                                             attractive contrast with modern expressive architecture.
                                               Schnoorquarter: Winding alleyways and 15C and 16C
                                             houses.
                                               St Jacobus Packhaus warehouse in the historic Schnoor
                                             quarter: TimeSpace Packhaus – An interactive journey through
                                             history of trade in Bremen. A truly unique experience!
                                               Important churches near the market square: St Peter’s
                                             Cathedral, Unser Lieben Frauen, St Martin’s, St John’s
                                               Overseas Museum: “The whole world under a single roof”,
                                             with a unique combination of ethnology, natural history and
                                             trade history.
                                               Deutschland training ship: The only full-rigged training ship
                                             in Germany’s seafaring history.
                                               Schlachte Weser Promenade: Attractive restaurants and
                                             pubs, historical and modern ships.
                                               Universum® Science Center Bremen: Mankind, the Earth
                                             and the Cosmos – Three unusual explorations of the world of
                                             phenomena.
                                               Space Centre: The original Spacelab and a module of the
                                             ISS International Space Station are just two highlights of this
                                             special guided tour.
                                               Space Park Bremen: Galactic attractions with cosmic event
                                             restaurants and theme shops.
                                               Botanika (from Summer 2003): Botanical gardens with
                              azeleas and rhododendrons growing in their natural habitats.


Bremen Hbf.    Frankfurt am
               Main Hbf       Alte Oper (Old Opera House): Concert hall and conference
                              centre, top cultural venue
                                Skyline: Frankfurt’s modern skyscraper skyline – the only
                              one of its kind in Germany – dominates the city, with several
                              structures beyond the 200-metre mark providing an interesting
                              contrast to the old historic buildings.
                                Goethe House: Birthplace of Germany’s greatest poet,
                              Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).
                                Hauptwache: Baroque guardhouse and prison of the former
                              City Guard
                                Judengasse/Börneplatz: Very well preserved remains of
                              the buildings of the old Jewish ghetto, including a Mikwah ritual
                              bath house.
                                Kaiserdom (Imperial Cathedral): This is where the kings of
                              the Holy Roman Empire were chosen and it was also the site
                              of the coronations of ten emperors.
                                Kaisersaal: Banqueting hall of the German emperors and
                              kings in the Römer quarter
                                St Paul’s: The cradle of Germany democracy – this is where
                              the first freelyelected German parliament convened in 1848.
                                Römer: The city’s Town Hall since the 15C
                                Römerberg: Frankfurt’s historical Old Town Saalgasse:
                              Beautiful street with many fine examples of Post-Modern
                              architecture. Leading architects from around the world
                              converted a series of ruined medieval sites using the forms
                              and styles of the 1980s.
                                Sachsenhausen: District on the south side of the Main,
                              famous for its traditional cider pubs


Frankfurt am   Kölner Hbf     Cologne Cathedral: Germany’s biggest cathedral took over
Main Hbf                      600 years to complete and is now a UNESCO World Heritage
                              site.
                                Romanesque churches: Unique ensemble of 12 great
                              Romanesque churches in the inner city (5 -13C)
                                Roman Cologne: Towers and gates, Praetorium (governer’s
                              palace), many outstanding excavations
                                Medieval Town Hall, Gürzenich building & city gates from
                              Cologne’s heyday (13-15C)
                                Kölner Philharmonie: One of Europe’s top concert halls,
                              around 400 events every year
                                KölnArena: Germany’s biggest indoor stadium
                                Imhoff-Stollwerck Chocolate Museum: Everything you ever
                              wanted to know about chocolate – history, technology and
                              samples on 3 stories in a stunning new building on the Rhine
                                Rheingarten and Old Town: Meeting-place for locals and
                              tourists, many traditional brewery pubs
                                Musical Dome: Striking modern theatre building next to the
                              central railway station. The new musical Jekyll & Hyde opens
                              there in March 2003.

Köln           Düsseldorf     Königsallee (the "Kö”) – One of the world’s most elegant
                              shopping boulevards
                                MedienHafen (Media Port Complex) – With spectacular
                              modern architecture by Frank O. Gehry and others
                                Old Town – A square kilometre of variety on the Rhine with
                              historical buildings and 260 pubs (“The world’s longest bar”)
                                Rhine Riverbank Promenade – Connects the Old Town
                              and the Rhine, magnificent view, attractive restaurants and
                              pubs. Starting-place for interesting panoramic cruises with the
                              ships of the White Fleet and the KD line.
                                             Benrath Castle – One of the finest examples of Rococo
                                           architecture with a nearly 150- acre park and the new Museum
                                           of European Garden Art
                                             Birth house of Heinrich Heine
                                             K20 and K21 North Rhine-Westphalia Art Collections –
                                           Among the most highly-regarded museums of 20th and 21st
                                           century art
                                             Kaiserswerth – Historical city quarter, ruins of the 12C
                                           Barbarossa Palace
                                             EKO House of Japanese Culture – Traditional Japanese
                                           wooden architecture with temple complex, bell tower and
                                           Japanese garden
                                             Hofgarten and Schloss Jägerhof (Goethe Museum),
                                             Hofgärtnerhaus (Theatre Museum) – Germany’s oldest
                                           public park, in the city centre
                                             Landtag (North Rhine-Westphalia’s state parliament) –
                                           Spectacular circular building on the bank of the Rhine




Abfahrt:      Ankunft:       Durch-        Sehenswürdigkeiten in der Stadt (Reiseziel)
Wann?         Wann?          fahren oder
Wo?           Wo?            umsteigen?
29/11         München Hbf.   Durchfahren   Frauenkirche With its distinctive “welsche” domes on its twin
Wien          12:33                        spires visible for miles around the Gothic Cathedral of Our
Westbahnhof   Gl.11                        Lady (Zu unserer Lieben Frau) is one of Munich’s best-known
8:00 Gl.7                                  landmarks.
                                             Marienplatz, Town Hall Glockenspiel The Marienplatz
                                           (Virgin Mary Square) has been the centre of Munich ever since
                                           the city’s founding. It is dominated by the Neo-Gothic Town
                                           Hall with a glockenspiel in the tower, which still plays every
                                           day at 11, 12 and 17h (summer months).
                                             Pinakothek der Moderne Munich’s newest museum is truly
                                           spectacular, and one of the world’s biggest museums devoted
                                           to the art of the 20th and 21st centuries.
                                             Residenz Palace The town palace of the Wittelsbachs in the
                                           heart of Munich. Unforgettable, with magnificent Renaissance,
                                           Baroque and Rococo interiors.
                                             Nymphenburg Palace: The Baroque palace was the
                                           summer residence of theBavarian kings and birthplace of King
                                           Ludwig II. The artistic interior décor, Ludwig II’s “Gallery of
                                           Beauty” and the spacious park with its miniature palaces make
                                           Schloss Nymphenburg one of Munich’s top tourist attractions.
                                           Worth seeing

                                            Peterskirche (St Peter’s)
                                            Alte Pinakothek art gallery
                                            Neue Pinakothek art gallery
                                            Städtische Galerie in the Lenbachhaus
                                            Bayerisches Nationalmuseum
                                            Residenzmuseum, with treasury
                                            Deutsches Museum
                                            BMW Museum
                                            Englischer Garten (public park)
                                            Viktualienmarkt (traditional market)
                                            Bavaria Filmtour
                                            Olympia Park
                                               IMAX Cinema
                                               Haus der Kunst (House of Art)
                                               Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung (art gallery)




2/12            Stuttgart Hbf   Durchfahren
Muenchen        10:47
Hbf             Gl. 9
8:31                                          Schlossplatz and Neues Schloss: Stuttgart’s most beautiful
Gleis 13                                      square, in the city centre
                                                Wilhelma: Europe’s biggest combined zoo and botanical
                                              gardens, set in a Moorish park
                                                SI Erlebnis-Center with the Apollo Theatre, Musical
                                              Theatre, Casino, theme restaurants, shopping malls, cinemas,
                                              sauna and
                                              Vitalbad baths
                                                Mercedes-Benz and Porsche: Museums of the world’s
                                              oldest car manufacturer and the famous sports car
                                              manufacturer
                                                Fernsehturm: The world’s first broadcasting tower made of
                                              steel-reinforced concrete
                                                Bohnenviertel: Bohemian quarter in the Old Town with wine
                                              bars, popular pubs and antiques shops
3/12            Wiesbaden       Durchfahren   Kurhaus Wiesbaden (Spa Centre) – Historic landmark and
Stuttgart Hbf   Hbf                           multi-functional congress and culture centre in the heart of the
8:37            10:27                         city. Member of Historic Conference Centres Europe.
Gl.9            Gl. 9                           Casino: One of Europe’s most beautiful casinos with
                                              stunning Neo-Classicist interior décor
                                                Hessisches Staatstheater: Lovely Neo-Baroque theatre,
                                              venue of the International May Festival
                                                Russian Orthodox Church: Memorial church in the Russian
                                              Byzantine style with five gold onion spires.
                                                Biebrich Castle: Magnificent Baroque chateau on the
                                              Rhine. The Castle grounds are is the venue for the annual
                                              International Riding and Carriage Driving Tournament.
                                                Neroberg: (Nero Hill) Wiesbaden’s “town hill” with the
                                              municipal vineyards and a public park with open-air pool.
                                              Beautiful view across Wiesbaden and the Rhine from the
                                              plateau.



4.12            Hamburg         umsteigen
Wiesbaden                       Würzburg      St Michaelis Church and the brick and half-timbered
Hbf                             20:25         Krameramt houses
18:24                           Gleis          The Town Hall and the Stock Exchange
Gleis                                          The historical Speicherstadt (warehouse quarter)
                                               Övelgönne, Blankenese and the Schulau shipgreeting station
                                               Deichstrasse, Cremon and Nikolaifleet
                                               The "Stairway Quarter” on the hillside in Blankenese

                                              Highlights

                                               Harbour cruises, landing stages, museum ships, the old Elbe
                                              Tunnel
                                               The famous Reeperbahn and the St Pauli quarter
                                               The Altona Fish Market, open every Sunday from 5-10 a.m.
                                               Alster cruises with the white Alster steamships
                                               Shopping in the many fine malls and department stores
                                               Hagenbeck Zoo


                Lübeck
          Holsten Gate: City History Museum
             Burgkloster: Restored Dominican abbey
             St Marien Church with the famous Buxtehude organ
             Buddenbrooks House: Exhibition on the life and work of
          Heinrich and Thomas Mann
             St Katharinen Church and Museum: Cycle of figures by E.
          Barlach and G. Marcks
             St Annen Museum: Collection of church art, 15C and 16C
          altars
             "Passat” 4-masted barque: Top attraction in the Baltic
          seaside and health resort of Travemünde
             Marzipan Salon
             Puppet Theatre Museum
             Günter Grass House: Exhibition on the life and work of the
          literature Nobel laureate


Berlin
          Brandenburger Tor: The Brandenburg Gate – one of the
          oldest gates of Berlin that still remain
          der Reichstag: the German Parliament
          der Berliner Mauer: the Berlin Wall
          KaDeWe: A massive department store (the biggest in Europe)
          where you can buy anything from gifts to clothing to food
          Schlosspark (castle grounds) Sanssouci, area over 720
          acres, with the world-famous Sanssouci and Neues Palais
          palaces and many other magnificent structures built under
          Friedrich II and his successors
            Schlosspark Neuer Garten (New Garden) with the
          Marmorpalais (Marble Palace) on Heiligen Lake and Schloss
          Cecilienhof, the last palace of the Hohenzollerns and site of
          the historic Potsdam Conference in 1945, now houses a hotel,
          museum and memorial
            Belvedere on Pfingstberg Hill, a "lookout palace” built in
          the 18th century, with tower open to the public and unique
          view of the city and the surrounding countryside
            Romantic Schlosspark Babelsberg with Babelsberg
          Palace and Flatow Tower on the shore of the Havel lakes
            Historic City Centre with beautiful 18th century town
          houses, the Dutch Quarter with 130 unique redbrick houses
          built in the Dutch style in the 18th century, many attractive
          shops, cafés and restaurants
            Alexandrovka Russian Colony, old settlement with 13 half-
          timbered and wooden houses built in 1826 for Russian singers
            Babelsberg Film Park, fascinating studios and theme park
          devoted to the world of film and television production
            Krongut Bornstedt, former royal farm estate in the Italian
          style, today with its own restaurant, brewery, wine bar and
          traditional crafts workshops
            Biosphere Potsdam, artificial tropical nature world with
          20,000 plants. Motto: Science, Wonder and Discovery



Dresden
          Rebuilding of the Frauenkirche: The Church of Our Lady is
          due to be finished and ready for use by 2004, complete with
          the interior cupola. The exterior cupola, known as the "stone
          bell”, will be completed in time for Dresden’s 800th anniversary
          celebrations in 2006.
            Zwinger Palace: The most important late Baroque building
          in Germany.
            Semper Opera House: Modelled after the late Renaissance
          style, this opulently decorated structure is one of the most
          important theatre buildings of the 19th century.
              Catholic Cathedral (Hofkirche): Baroque church with
            magnificent interior and Silbermann organ.
              Schloss Pillnitz: Highlight of Saxon palace architecture,
            built for Prince Elector August the Strong.
              Sächsische Dampfschifffahrtgesellschaft: The Saxon
            Steamship Company operates the biggest and oldest paddle-
            steamer fleet in the world, with eight lovingly-restored ships.
              Äussere Neustadt: The "New Town” across the river from
            the Old Town is literally the other side of Dresden. Colourful
            and lively, full of "in” pubs and clubs and with many beautiful
            Industrial Revolution period houses.
              The world’s most beautiful milk shop: Bautzner Strasse
            79, a treat for gourmets and a feast for the eyes, with
            magnificent historical décor.



Frankfurt   Alte Oper (Old Opera House): Concert hall and conference
            centre, top cultural venue
              Skyline: Frankfurt’s modern skyscraper skyline – the only
            one of its kind in Germany – dominates the city, with several
            structures beyond the 200-metre mark providing an interesting
            contrast to the old historic buildings.
              Goethe House: Birthplace of Germany’s greatest poet,
            Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).
              Hauptwache: Baroque guardhouse and prison of the former
            City Guard
              Judengasse/Börneplatz: Very well preserved remains of
            the buildings of the old Jewish ghetto, including a Mikwah ritual
            bath house.
              Kaiserdom (Imperial Cathedral): This is where the kings of
            the Holy Roman Empire were chosen and it was also the site
            of the coronations of ten emperors.
              Kaisersaal: Banqueting hall of the German emperors and
            kings in the Römer quarter
              St Paul’s: The cradle of Germany democracy – this is where
            the first freelyelected German parliament convened in 1848.
              Römer: The city’s Town Hall since the 15C
              Römerberg: Frankfurt’s historical Old Town Saalgasse:
            Beautiful street with many fine examples of Post-Modern
            architecture. Leading architects from around the world
            converted a series of ruined medieval sites using the forms
            and styles of the 1980s.
              Sachsenhausen: District on the south side of the Main,
            famous for its traditional cider pubs




Köln        Cologne Cathedral: Germany’s biggest cathedral took over
            600 years to complete and is now a UNESCO World Heritage
            site.
              Romanesque churches: Unique ensemble of 12 great
            Romanesque churches in the inner city (5 -13C)
              Roman Cologne: Towers and gates, Praetorium (governer’s
            palace), many outstanding excavations
              Medieval Town Hall, Gürzenich building & city gates from
            Cologne’s heyday (13-15C)
              Kölner Philharmonie: One of Europe’s top concert halls,
            around 400 events every year
              KölnArena: Germany’s biggest indoor stadium
              Imhoff-Stollwerck Chocolate Museum: Everything you ever
            wanted to know about chocolate – history, technology and
            samples on 3 stories in a stunning new building on the Rhine
              Rheingarten and Old Town: Meeting-place for locals and
             tourists, many traditional brewery pubs
               Musical Dome: Striking modern theatre building next to the
             central railway station. The new musical Jekyll & Hyde opens
             there in March 2003.




Düsseldorf   Königsallee (the "Kö”) – One of the world’s most elegant
             shopping boulevards
               MedienHafen (Media Port Complex) – With spectacular
             modern architecture by Frank O. Gehry and others
               Old Town – A square kilometre of variety on the Rhine with
             historical buildings and 260 pubs (“The world’s longest bar”)
               Rhine Riverbank Promenade – Connects the Old Town
             and the Rhine, magnificent view, attractive restaurants and
             pubs. Starting-place for interesting panoramic cruises with the
             ships of the White Fleet and the KD line.
               Benrath Castle – One of the finest examples of Rococo
             architecture with a nearly 150- acre park and the new Museum
             of European Garden Art
               Birth house of Heinrich Heine
               K20 and K21 North Rhine-Westphalia Art Collections –
             Among the most highly-regarded museums of 20th and 21st
             century art
               Kaiserswerth – Historical city quarter, ruins of the 12C
             Barbarossa Palace
               EKO House of Japanese Culture – Traditional Japanese
             wooden architecture with temple complex, bell tower and
             Japanese garden
               Hofgarten and Schloss Jägerhof (Goethe Museum),
               Hofgärtnerhaus (Theatre Museum) – Germany’s oldest
             public park, in the city centre
               Landtag (North Rhine-Westphalia’s state parliament) –
             Spectacular circular building on the bank of the Rhine

								
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